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Feb
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comment Hypovolemia and orthostatic hypertension
No I meant orthostatic hypertension, which apparently can also a symptom of hypovolemia. For instance, look at the 5th cause on the list on wikipedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orthostatic_hypertension.
Feb
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asked Hypovolemia and orthostatic hypertension
Dec
25
accepted Is the empty GI tract a hollow tube with air inside, or is it generally collapsed until food is eaten?
Dec
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asked Is the empty GI tract a hollow tube with air inside, or is it generally collapsed until food is eaten?
Dec
21
accepted How much influence does toxoplasmosis have on personality and intelligence?
Dec
21
comment How much influence does toxoplasmosis have on personality and intelligence?
Thanks for your answer shigeta. I find it interesting because many of the links I had seen say it lowers novelty seeking behaviour. sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301051103000759. web.natur.cuni.cz/~flegr/pdf/toxonovelty.pdf
Dec
20
comment How much influence does toxoplasmosis have on personality and intelligence?
Heaps of sources, have to go now, but i'll post later. Just search on google or google scholar in the mean time if you want to.
Dec
20
revised How much influence does toxoplasmosis have on personality and intelligence?
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Dec
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asked How much influence does toxoplasmosis have on personality and intelligence?
Dec
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comment Under what conditions does the body burn fats, proteins and carbohydrates?
Thanks for your informative answer. Let us say someone is on a calorie deficit diet, and undergoes exercise that night. They would supposedly have low glycogen stores, and would rely on gluconeogenesis. What proportion of gluconeogenesis will be fatty acids, and what proportion will be from protein? Is this ratio always the same or is it dependent on intensity?
Dec
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accepted Under what conditions does the body burn fats, proteins and carbohydrates?
Dec
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asked Under what conditions does the body burn fats, proteins and carbohydrates?
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Nov
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accepted Why does caffeine consumption cause one to urinate more?
Nov
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asked Why does caffeine consumption cause one to urinate more?
Nov
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accepted Why does hypertension occur in obstructive sleep apnea?
Nov
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asked Why does hypertension occur in obstructive sleep apnea?
Oct
12
comment Would it be correct to state that any biological difference between the sexes has to be found in the Y chromosome?
...(continuing) other genes can contribute, but they can be present in both males and females, but are just expressed differently. The reason for their difference in expression is because of the differences in the sex chromosomes that ultimately regulate the other chromosomes.
Oct
12
comment Would it be correct to state that any biological difference between the sexes has to be found in the Y chromosome?
@terdon, I agree with Amory's answer. I meant if we assume that genetics is the only reason for the difference between males and females (which is the silly assumption made in the question), and considering the somatic chromosomes are selected randomly independent of gender, only the sex chromosomes can account for the difference. However, that is not to say that the sex chromosomes don't regulate the expression of other genes on other chromosomes, giving rise to gender differences. So I agree other chromosomes can contribute to gender differences.
Oct
11
comment Would it be correct to state that any biological difference between the sexes has to be found in the Y chromosome?
If it was genetic then the answer is almost certainly yes, but I would think it is more likely due to hormone differences. Ultimately hormone's are regulated by genetics, but other things can influence them as well, for example tumours, or drugs and many other environmental and epigenetic influences.